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How Jeff Immelt’s Courtship Of An Activist Investor Backfired For GE Shareholders – Antoine Gara

When hedge fund Trian Partners in October 2015 disclosed a $2.5 billion investment in General Electric GE -1.85% in support of Jeff Immelt’s efforts to reshape the conglomerate, it was the culmination of a multiyear effort by GE’s then-CEO. Two years prior, Immelt had invited Trian’s billionaire cofounder Nelson Peltz to speak at a corporate offsite … Continue reading How Jeff Immelt’s Courtship Of An Activist Investor Backfired For GE Shareholders – Antoine Gara

The Nigerian Serial Entrepreneur Who Built A $14 Million Mobile VAS Content Business – Mfonobong Nsehe

Nigerian-born serial entrepreneur John Orajiaka, 43, is the founder of Adnol Multimedia a $14 million (annual revenues) Pan-African value-added telecommunication service provider. Active in more than ten African countries including Nigeria, South Africa, Liberia, Cameroon, Rwanda and Swaziland, Adnol Multimedia provides everything from basic messaging and voice applications to digital lifestyle solutions using short codes … Continue reading The Nigerian Serial Entrepreneur Who Built A $14 Million Mobile VAS Content Business – Mfonobong Nsehe

Brian Armstrong, CEO Of Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase, Becomes A Billionaire – Nathan Vardi

While more than $600 billion of cryptocurrency wealth has been wiped out in the last several months amid a market meltdown, the man who facilitates a big chunk of the nation’s cryptocurrency trading has become a billionaire. In late October, Brian Armstrong, the CEO of cryptocurrency exchange operator Coinbase, oversaw a financing round in which … Continue reading Brian Armstrong, CEO Of Cryptocurrency Exchange Coinbase, Becomes A Billionaire – Nathan Vardi

Midas List Europe: Meet The Best VC Investors In European Tech For 2018 – Alex Konrad

With Europe’s tech scene on the rise, a select group of venture capital investors are proving that you don’t need to be in Silicon Valley to build a golden startup portfolio. The 25 investors of the second-ever Midas Europe List have produced returns that stand up worldwide. They’ve backed public-company success stories like payments company … Continue reading Midas List Europe: Meet The Best VC Investors In European Tech For 2018 – Alex Konrad

What Billionaires Want The Secret Influence of America’s 100 Richest – The Guardian

If we judge US billionaires by their most prominent fellows, they may seem to be a rather attractive bunch: ideologically diverse (perhaps even tending center-left), frank in speaking out about their political views, and generous in philanthropic giving for the common good – not to mention useful for the goods and jobs they have helped … Continue reading What Billionaires Want The Secret Influence of America’s 100 Richest – The Guardian

SoftBank’s $375M Deal For Zume Represents More Than Half Of All The VC Money That Has Gone Into Food Robotics Companies Since 2013 – Amy Feldman

SoftBanks's $375 million investment in pizza-robotics startup Zume dwarfs all previous VC funding that had gone into food-robotics companies since 2013, according to an analysis conducted for Forbes by Pitchbook. In fact, before the Zume deal, the total VC funding of robotics startups since 2013 was $311 million, according to the Pitchbook analysis. The total … Continue reading SoftBank’s $375M Deal For Zume Represents More Than Half Of All The VC Money That Has Gone Into Food Robotics Companies Since 2013 – Amy Feldman

China’s Richest 2018: Meet The Youngest Members of China’s 400 Richest – Alex Fang

The rich grow old like everybody else. China’s wealthiest are, on average, 55.7 years old, up from 54.7 a year ago. Still, newcomers made sure the club of China’s wealthiest has more young blood than it did in 2017. This year, 15 of China’s 400 Richest are under 40, compared to 13 last year. Among … Continue reading China’s Richest 2018: Meet The Youngest Members of China’s 400 Richest – Alex Fang

Why Investing In Your Employees Is The Future of Work – Drew Holler

As we look toward the future of work, it’s becoming more important than ever for companies to understand the needs of their teams, and to build solutions and products to help serve them—whether that’s through training, healthcare, or other investments. At Walmart, we’ve been very deliberate about investing in our associates, particularly over the past … Continue reading Why Investing In Your Employees Is The Future of Work – Drew Holler

Activist Investor Bill Ackman Takes $900 Million Stake In Starbucks – Maggie McGrath

Bill Ackman, the activist investor who took on Chipotle in 2016, revealed Tuesday afternoon that he has turned his attention to the biggest coffee chain in the world. Ackman's hedge fund, Pershing Square Capital, has taken a roughly $900 million stake in Starbucks. Ackman unveiled the 15 million-share position—a roughly 1.1% stake—at Grant’s Interest Rate … Continue reading Activist Investor Bill Ackman Takes $900 Million Stake In Starbucks – Maggie McGrath

ICO Global Investors – Professional Support As You Participate Within Global Shift to Digital Currencies

https://youtu.be/8pwyxHJeVw0 Aside from your normal day job or start a new career trading digital currencies – even if you don’t have any prior experience or you’ve never touched a mouse or computer! We can take care of that for you we have all trainings and tools to show you how you can start buying, trading … Continue reading ICO Global Investors – Professional Support As You Participate Within Global Shift to Digital Currencies

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